Xylene - Global Strategic Business Report

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Xylene in Thousands of Metric Tons. The specific End-use segments analyzed are Para-Xylene (PX), Ortho-Xylene (OX), Meta-Xylene / Solvents, and Gasoline. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2000 through 2010. A ten-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets with annual market analytics. The report profiles 83 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Total Petrochemicals, BP Petrochemicals, China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Formosa Chemical & Fiber Corp, Koch Industries, Inc., LG-Caltex Oil Corporation, Lonza, Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co., Inc., Nippon Steel Chemical Co., Ltd, Reliance Industries Limited, Samsung General Chemicals, Shell Chemicals, and SK Corp. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

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XYLENE

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I-A. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability And Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Product Definitions And Scope of Study I-3
Para-Xylene (PX) I-3
Ortho-Xylene (OX) I-3
Meta-Xylene (MX) / Solvents I-3
Gasoline I-3
Other Elements I-3

I-B. GENERAL OVERVIEW OF THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

China and Emerging Economies Fuel Demand I-4
Production Focus Moves to Developing Countries I-4
Growing Use of E-Commerce Expands Trade I-4

II.
1. Global Overview II-1
Market Introduction II-1
Table 1: World Mixed Xylene Market (2005): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Annual Consumption by End-Use
Para-Xylene,
Ortho-Xylene, Meta-Xylene/Solvents, and Gasoline.(in million
tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-1
Petrochemicals Market Overview II-2
Trends and Issues II-2
Xylene Market Poised for Growth II-2
PET Driving New Applications of Xylene II-2
Replacement of Xylene Not Likely in Solvents Industry II-2
New Avenues in Line for Surplus Para-Xylene Capacity II-3
Para-Xylene
Improving Margins II-3
Para-Xylene Holding its Own with Strong Demand from
Polyester Segment II-3
New Catalysts and Adsorbent to Drive Up Production of Para-
Xylene II-3
Ortho-Xylene Growth Closely Linked to End-Use Demand II-4
World Demand for Ortho-Xylene Soft, Growth Mainly Coming
from Asia and Middle East II-4

2. Product Overview II-5
Definition of Xylene II-5
Table 2: Physical and Chemical Properties of Xylene II-5
Mixed Xylene II-5
Xylene Usage II-6
Production Process of Xylene II-6
General Composition of Xylene II-8
Table 3: Chemical Composition of Xylene Derived from
Petroleum and Coaltar: Percentage Share Breakdown of Isomers
Present in Xylene -Para-Xylene, Ortho-Xylene, Meta-Xylene
and Ethylbenzene. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

3. End-Use Analysis II-9
Para-Xylene (PX) II-9
Table 4: World Market for Para-Xylene (2005): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Annual Production Capacity by Region
Asia-Pacific, North America, Western Europe, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 5: World Market for Para-Xylene (2003): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Annual Production Capacity by Leading
Producers
Exxon Mobil, BP, Reliance Industries China
Petrochem and Formosa (8892 ‘000 tones) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9
End-Use Segments of Para-Xylene II-10
Table 6: World Para-Xylene Market (2005): Annual Consumption
by End use Segments
Percentage Share Breakdown by
Terephthalic Acid, Dimethyl Terephthalate and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10
Ortho-Xylene (OX) II-10
Table 7: World Market for Ortho-Xylene (2005): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Annual Production Capacity by Region
Asia, Western Europe, North America, Latin America and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Table 8: World Market for Ortho-Xylene (2002 & 2003): Annual
Production Capacity by Leading Producers
Exxon Mobil,
TotalFina Elf, Formosa, Sunkyong Group and Kohap (in ‘000
tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11
End-Use Segments of Ortho-Xylene II-11
Table 9: World Market for Ortho Xylene (2005): Annual
Consumption by End use Segments- Percentage Breakdown by
Phthalates, Unsaturated Polyester and Alkyris (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11
Meta-Xylene (MX) II-12
Solvents II-12
Solvents Act as Perfect Substitutes for Xylene II-12
Gasoline II-12
Other Elements II-12

4. Xylene Production Scenario II-13
Global Production Capacity II-13
Table 10: World Mixed Xylene Market (2005): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Annual Production Capacity by Region Asia-
Pacific, North America, Europe, Middle East, Japan and Latin
America II-13

Table 11: Global Production Capacity of Xylene: 2008E
Projections by Region for Asia (Japan, China, South Korea,
India, Taiwan and ASEAN), North America, Western Europe and
Middle East II-14

Table 12: Producers of Para-Xylene in 2005 by Capacity (in
thousand m.t./year) II-14

Table 13: Producers of Ortho-Xylene in 2005 by Capacity (in
thousand m.t./year) II-16

Table 14: World Market for Xylene (2002, 2004 & 2008): A
Comparative Presentation of Annual Production Capacity by
Region
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Japan, Western
Europe, North America, Middle East and Rest of World (in
million tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17

5. Environmental & Regulatory Framework II-18
Environmental Exposure of Xylene II-18
Xylene Dispersion II-18
Xylene Content in Drinking Water II-18
Exposure in Human Beings II-18
Ill-Effects of Xylene Exposure II-19
Exposure to Solvents II-19
Regulatory Framework II-19
Solvents Termed as Volatile Organic Compounds II-19

6. Technological Breakthroughs II-20
Introduction of a New Xylene Isomerization Process II-20
Introduction of an Innovative Methylation Process of Toluene
for Selective Para-Xylene Production II-20
Atofina Introduces Hexylene Glycol II-20
ExxonMobil Introduces XyMaxsm-2 II-20
Axens Broadens Aromatics Product Line II-20
Viscotek Unveils Flow Injection Polymer Analysis Technique II-21
ExxonMobil Commercially Launches XyMax an Advanced Technology
for Xylene Isomerization II-21
NMO Adds Splitter to Increase Crude Xylene Output II-21
Sulzer Chemtech Introduces Meta-Xylene Recovery Process II-21
Eastman Launches Non-Chlorinated Adhesion Promoter II-21
WGI Joins hands with Niro to Commercialize New Process to
Purify Meta-Xylene II-22
Use of Enzymes in Xylene Oxidation II-22

7. Recent Industry Activity II-23
ATC Enters into a Purchase and Sales Agreements of Para -
Xylene with TPT Petrochemical II-23
Hyundai Oilbank and Compaqia Espanola to Set Up an Aromatics JV II-23
Qatar Petroleum to Set Up Petrochemical JV with Honam
Petrochemical II-23
ATC Signs a Purchase and Sales Agreements of Para- Xylene with
Siam Mitsui II-23
UOP Bags a Supply Contract from PKN for Plock Refinery in Poland II-23
Shaw Group Obtains a Contract from YanSab for its BTX Plant II-24
Tecnimont and SK Engineering Receives Contract from
Petrochemical Industries for Aromatics Complex II-24
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical to Set Up a New Meta-Xylene Diamine
(MXDA) Plant II-24
Nippon Oil Establishes a New Para-Xylene Plant Jointly with
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical II-24
Hindustan Petroleum Establishes New Meta-Xylene Production
Units in India II-24
Nippon Oil to Increase its Para-Xylene Production Capacity in
Japan II-25
Indian Oil Delays the Establishment of Para-Xylene Plant due
to Technical Setbacks II-25
Helm Establishes a New Aromatics Group II-25
Cosmo Oil to Set a Mixed Xylene Manufacturing JV with Maruzen
Petrochemical II-25
Petrobras and M&G to Form a Joint Venture for PET, PTA and
Para-Xylene II-25
SK Corp. Signs a Contract Agreement with Reliance Industries II-25
Sinochem Signs a Supply Agreement with Liaoning Petrochemical
for Mixed Xylenes II-26
GS Engineering to Obtain an Aromatic Contract from Sohar
Aromatics II-26
Japan Energy and Mitsubishi Chemical to Jointly Develop an
Aromatics Unit II-26
PKN Orlen to Set Up New Para-Xylene and PTA Units in Poland II-26
Maoming Petrochemical to Set Up a New Pare-Xylene Plant in China II-26
Sinopec to Establish New Para-Xylene and PTA Production Units II-26
MRPL to Establish New Aromatics and Olefins Complexes at
Mangalore II-27
Thai Oil to Enhance its Para-Xylene Capacity II-27
Idemitsu Set to Expand its Olefins Capacity at Tokuyama II-27
El Paso Sells Off its 51% Stake in a Para-Xylene Plant to
Petro
Canada II-27
IPCL Receives a U.S Patent for Developing a Catalytic Process
for Para-Xylene II-27
Sinopec’s Subsidiary Luoyanag to Build Para-Xylene Facility II-27
Sinopec Yangzi Expands Para-Xylene Plant II-27
ATC Enhances its Aromatics Capacity II-28
Xiang Lu Gains Approval for its Para-Xylene Project II-28
FPCL, ExxonMobil, and Aramco Enter into an Joint Agreement II-28
Yizheng and Zhenhai Enter into Supply Agreement II-28
ExxonMobil Revives Para-Xylene Plant in Singapore II-28
Nippon Petrochemical Re-starts Para-Xylene Line II-28
Zhuhai Starts Para-Xylene Plant II-29
Tianjin to Expand Para-Xylene Capacity II-29
Nippon Petrochemicals Decreases Para-Xylene Production II-29
Atofina Acquires Samsung General Chemicals II-29
Xiamen Xianglu and Chinese Petroleum Sign Supply Agreement II-29
IOC Signs Agreement with Engineers India for Construction of
Para-Xylene Plant II-29
Aromatics Malaysia Raises its Para-xylene Capacity II-29
ExxonMobil Enters Into a Licensing Deal with Nippon II-30
ExxonMobil Enters into Licensing Agreement with Axens II-30
LG Caltex Begins the Para-xylene Unit II-30
MGC Starts the Construction of MXD6 Plant II-30
IOC Starts Aromatics Complex II-30
Avicenna Petrochemicals Installs Xylene Separation Tower II-30
Pertamina Agrees to Purchase Stake in PT Trans Pacific II-30
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical forms a 50:50 Joint Venture with Marubeni II-31
LG-Caltex Boosts the Capacity of Para-Xylene II-31
LG-Caltex Initiates Capacity Expansion of Para-xylene II-31
Reliance Constructs Refinery and Petrochemical Complex II-31
SGF Recommences Para-Xylene Plant II-31
ZRCC Starting Up Para-Xylene Plant II-31
PIC Starts up with Aromatics Project II-32
Coastal Chemical Re-opens Para-xylene Unit II-32
Chemical Fiber Plant in Henan Luoyang Becomes Operational II-32
BP Closes Para-Xylene Unit II-32
SK Corp. Closes Down Para-Xylene Unit II-32
British Petroleum Closes Down STDP Plant for Indefinite Period II-32
LG-Caltex Selects CrystPX Process for New Production Unit II-32
Texaco Merges With Chevron II-33
Chevron Merges its Petrochemical Businesses with Phillips II-33
Nippon Petrochemicals Takes Charge of NMOs Chemical Division II-33
Chevron and Pertamina Agree to Renew Para- Xylene and Benzene
Sales Agreement II-33
GTC Sets Pact with IP and Lyondell II-33
Refap Increases the Processing Capacity II-34
NPC Grants Aromatic Facility Construction Contract II-34
IOC Constructs Para-Xylene Project II-34
Petron Corporation Formally Inaugurates Xylene Plant Located
at Limay, Philippines II-34
Reliance Industries Starts Operations at its Third Para-
xylene Unit Located at Jamnagar, India II-34
Aromatics Malaysia Completes Commissioning of Para- Xylene and
Benzene Complex in Kerteh, Malaysia II-35
Thai Para-xylene Re-Starts Construction of Para-Xylene Plant
in Sri Racha, Thailand II-35
SK Corp Decreases Para-Xylene Output II-35
Petreoleos Mexicanos Closes Mexico based Ortho- xylene Plant
Permanently II-35
BRPL Receives One-Year Extension of Letter of Intent for
Expansion of Xylene Plant II-35
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company Begins Offering Toll
Manufacture of Para-Xylene II-35
Bou Ali Sina Awards Contract to Ferrostaal II-35

8. Focus on Select Global Players II-36
Total Petrochemicals (Belgium) II-36
BP Petrochemicals (UK) II-36
China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (China) II-36
Exxon Mobil Corporation (USA) II-37
Formosa Chemical & Fiber Corp (China) II-37
Koch Industries, Inc. (US) II-38
LG-Caltex Oil Corporation (South Korea) II-38
Lonza (Switzerland) II-38
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co., Inc. (Japan) II-38
Nippon Steel Chemical Co., Ltd (Japan) II-39
Reliance Industries Limited (India) II-39
Samsung General Chemicals (South Korea) II-39
Shell Chemicals (USA) II-40
SK Corp. (South Korea) II-40

9. Global Market Perspective II-41
Table 15: World Market for Xylene
A Current & Future
Analysis. Annual Consumption for the years 2000 through 2010
in thousand metric tons. Geographic Regions Independently
Analyzed
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding
Japan), Middle East and Latin America (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 16: World Market for Xylene
A 10-Year Perspective. A
comparative presentation of the recent past, present and
future perspective by staging consumption estimates for the
years 2000, 2004, and 2010. A graphical depiction of growth/
decline trends across the regions
US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 17: World Demand for Xylene in Para-Xylene
A Current &
Future Analysis. Annual Consumption for the years 2000
through 2010 in thousand metric tons. Geographic Regions
Independently Analyzed
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-
Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America.
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 18: World Demand for Xylene in Para-Xylene
A 10-Year
Perspective. A comparative presentation of the recent past
present and future perspective by staging consumption
estimates for the years 2000, 2004, and 2010. A graphica l
depiction of growth/decline trends across the regions
US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle
East and Latin America. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 19: World Demand for Xylene in Ortho-xylene
A Current
& Future Analysis. Annual Consumption for the years 2000
through 2010 in thousand metric tons. Geographic Regions
Independently Analyzed
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-
Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43

Table 20: World Demand for Xylene in Ortho-xylene
A 11-Year
Perspective. A comparative presentation of the recent past,
present and future perspective by staging consumption
estimates for the years 2000, 2004, and 2010. A graphical
depiction of growth/decline trends across the regions
US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle
East and Latin America. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43

Table 21: World Demand for Xylene in Meta-Xylene/Solvents
A

Current & Future Analysis. Annual Consumption for the years
2000 through 2010 in thousand metric tons. Geographic Regions
Independently Analyzed
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-
Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 22: World Demand for Xylene in Meta-Xylene/Solvents
A

10-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the recent
past, present and future perspective by staging consumption
estimates for the years 2000, 2004, and 2010. A graphical
depiction of growth/decline trends across the regions
US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle
East and Latin America. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 23: World Demand for Xylene in Gasoline
A Current &
Future Analysis. Annual Consumption for the years 2000 through
2010 in thousand metric tons. Geographic Regions
Independently Analyzed
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-
Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45

Table 24: World Demand for Xylene in Gasoline
A 11-Year
Perspective. A comparative presentation of the recent past,
present and future perspective by staging consumption
estimates for the years 2000, 2004, and 2010. A graphical
depiction of growth/decline trends across the regions
US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle
East and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45

III. MARKET

1. United States III-1
A. Market Analysis III-1
Production Scenario III-1
Table 25: North American Producers of Para-Xylene in 2005
by Capacity (in thousand m.t./year) III-1

Table 26: North American Producers of Ortho-Xylene in 2005
by Capacity (in thousand m.t./year) III-2
U.S Petrochemicals Market Perspective III-2
Prices Rising for Mixed Xylene III-2
North America Maintaining Steady Demand III-2
Table 27: US Para-Xylene Market (2005): Annual
Consumption by End-Use Segments- Percentage Breakdown by
Terephthalic Acid, Dimethyl Terephthalate and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 28: US Ortho-Xylene Market (2005): Annual
Consumption by End-Use Segments- Percentage Breakdown by
Construction, Consumer & Institutional, Heavy Industry,
Medical, Transportation, and Other (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-3
Trade Scenario
Export and Import III-3
Table 29: US Market for Mixed-Xylene (2003): Annual
Exports by Destination
Canada, Japan, South Korea,
Netherlands, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Taiwan,
Venezuela, and Other Regions (in US$ ‘000) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 30: US Market for Ortho-Xylene (2003): Annual Exports
by Destination
Mexico, Netherlands, Taiwan, Colombia,
South Korea, Chile, Canada, Singapore, United Kingdom and
Other Regions (in US$ ‘000) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 31: US Market for Para-Xylene (2003): Annual Exports
for World Market
Mexico, Netherlands, Taiwan, Colombia,
South Korea, Chile, Canada, Singapore, United Kingdom and
Other Regions (in US$ ‘000) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 32: US Market for Xylene (2002 & 2003): Annual
Imports for Consumption by End-use Segments- Para-Xylene,
Ortho-Xylene and Meta-Xylene (in US$ ‘000) III-5
Leading Players in Xylene Market III-5
Table 33: US Mixed Xylene Market (2003): Annual Production
Capacity by Leading Producers ExxonMobil, BP Amoco,
Chevron Philips, Citgo, Koch, Atofina and Others (in 000’
metric tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 34: US Para-Xylene Market (2003): Annual Production
Capacity by Leading Producers -BP, ExxonMobil Chemical,
Koch Industries, Chevron Phillips Chemical, and Equistar
Chemicals (in ‘000 metric tons) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 35: US Ortho-Xylene Market (2003): Annual Production
Capacity by Leading Producers Exxon Mobil Chemical, Flint
Hills Resources, Koch Industries, Lyondell Chemicals,
Equistar Chemicals, and Chevron Phillips Chemical (in ‘000
metric tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6
Recent Industry Activity III-7
Product Innovations/Introductions III-9
Key Players III-9
B. Market Analytics III-12
Table 36: US Market for Xylene- A Current & Future
Analysis. Annual Consumption the years 2000 through 2010 in
‘000 metric tons. End-Use Segments Independently Analyzed-
Para-Xylene, Ortho-Xylene, Meta-Xylene/Solvents and
Gasoline (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 37: US Market for Xylene
A 10-Year Perspective. A
comparative presentation of the past, present and future
perspective by staging consumption estimates for years
2000, 2004 and 2010. A graphical depiction of growth/
decline trends for end-use segments
Para-xylene, Ortho-
Xylene, Meta-Xylene/Solvents and Gasoline (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

2. Canada III-13
A. Market Analysis III-13
Recent Industry Activity III-13
B. Market Analytics III-14
Table 38: Canadian Market for Xylene- A Current & Future
Analysis. Annual Consumption the years 2000 through 2010 in
‘000 metric tons. End-Use Segments Independently Analyzed-
Para-Xylene, Ortho-Xylene, Meta-Xylene/Solvents and
Gasoline (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 39: Canadian Market for Xylene
A 11-Year
Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past,
present and future perspective by staging consumption
estimates for years 2000, 2004 and 2010. A graphical
depiction of growth/decline trends for end-use segments -
Para-Xylene, Ortho-Xylene, Meta- Xylene/Solvents and
Gasoline (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

3. Japan III-15
A. Market Analysis III-15
Production Scenario III-15
Table 40: Japanese Xylene Market: Annual Production
Capacity (2000-2003) (in ‘000 metric tons) III-15

Table 41: Japanese Market for Mixed-Xylene (2003): Annual
Production Capacity by Leading Players
Showa Shell,
Idemitsu Petrochemical, Tonen Chemical, Nikko Chemicals,
Mitsubishi Oil, Kyushu Aromatics, Ukishima Aromatics,
Nikko Kyoseki, Koa Oil, Fuji Seikyu. (In ‘000 metric tons)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 42: Japanese Market for Para-Xylene (2003): Annual
Production Capacity by Leading Players
Idemitsu
Petrochemical, Mitsubishi Oil, Nippon Petrochemicals,
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical, Nikko Petrochemicals, Tonen
Chemical, Teijin, and Others (in ‘000 metric tons)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 43: Japanese Market for Ortho-Xylene (2002 & 2003):
Annual Production Capacity by Leading Players
Mitsubishi
Gas Chemical, Tonen Petrochemicals, Nippon Petrochemicals,
Mitsubishi Chemical, and Teijin (in ‘000 metric tons)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17
Brief Overview of the Japanese Petrochemical Market III-17
Recent Industry Activity III-17
Key Players III-19
B. Market Analytics III-21
Table 44: Japanese Market for Xylene- A Current & Future
Analysis: Annual Consumption the years 2000 through 2010 in
‘000 metric tons. End-Use Segments Independently Analyzed-
Para-Xylene, Ortho-Xylene, Meta-Xylene/Solvents and
Gasoline (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 45: Japanese Market for Xylene
A 11-Year
Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past,
present and future perspective by staging consumption
estimates for years 2000, 2004 and 2010. A graphical
depiction of growth/decline trends for end-use segments -
Para-Xylene, Ortho-Xylene, Meta- Xylene/Solvents and
Gasoline (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

4. Europe III-22
A. Market Analysis III-22
Production Scenario III-22
Table 46: European Producers of Para-Xylene in 2005 by
Capacity (in thousand m.t./year) III-22

Table 47: European Producers of Ortho-Xylene in 2005 by
Capacity (in thousand m.t./year) III-23
European Xylene Prices Rising III-23
European Ortho-Xylene Prices Witnesses a Hike III-23
Russia III-23
Brief Overview of the Western European Petrochemical Industry III-24
Historical Perspective III-24
Table 48: European Market for Mixed-Xylene (2003): Annual
Production Capacity by Region
Germany, Belgium, France,
Netherlands, Italy, UK, Spain, Portugal, and Bulgaria (in
‘000 metric tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 49: European Xylene Market (2000-2003): Annual
Production by End-Use Segments
Para- Xylene and Ortho-
Xylene (in ‘000 Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) III-24

Table 50: European Market for Mixed-Xylene (2003): Annual
Production Capacity by Major Players
EniChem, Huntsman,
RWE-DEA, Exxon, Petrogal, Veba-Oel, Shell and Petresa/
Cepsa (in ‘000 metric tons) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 51: European Para-Xylene Market (2003): Annual
Production Capacity by Major Countries
The Netherlands,
Belgium, Germany, Italy and Portugal (in ‘000 metric
tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 52: European Para-Xylene Market (2003): Annual
Production Capacity by Leading Players- BP, TotalFina
Elf, Enichem, and RWE (in ‘000 tons) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 53: European Ortho-Xylene Market (2002 & 2003):
Major Producing Countries
Russia, Italy, Germany,
France, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Others
(Annual Capacity in ‘000 metric tons) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 54: Ortho-Xylene Market in Eastern Europe (2003):
Annual Production Capacity by Region
Hungary, Portugal,
Belarus, Bulgaria, Poland, Slovakia and Romania (in ‘000
metric tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 55: European Ortho-Xylene Market (2002 & 2003):
Annual Production Capacity by Leading Producers -
TotalFina Elf, EniChem, RWE, E.ON, and BP (in ‘000 metric
tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27
Recent Industry Activity III-28
Product Innovations/Introductions III-29
Key Players III-29
B. Market Analytics III-31
Table 56: European Market for Xylene- A Current & Future
Analysis. Annual Consumption the years 2000 through 2010 in
‘000 metric tons. End-Use Segments Independently Analyzed-
Para-Xylene, Ortho-Xylene, Meta-Xylene/Solvents and
Gasoline (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 57: European Market for Xylene
A 11-Year
Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past,
present and future perspective by staging consumption
estimates for years 2000, 2004 and 2010. A graphical
depiction of growth/decline trends for end-use segments -
Para-Xylene, Ortho-Xylene, Meta- Xylene/Solvents and
Gasoline (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

5. Asia-Pacific III-32
A. Market Analysis III-32
Asia’s Demand for Olefins Soaring III-32
Asian Para-Xylene Market Flooded with Overcapacity III-32
Production Scenario III-32
Table 58: Xylene Market in Asia-Pacific (2003): Annual
Production Capacity by Region
South Korea, China,
Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan (in ‘000 metric tons)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 59: Ortho-Xylene Market in Asia-Pacific (2002 &
2003): Annual Production Capacity by Region
China, South
Korea, Taiwan, Japan, India, Singapore and Thailand (in ‘
000 metric tons)(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 60: Para-Xylene Market in Asia-Pacific (2003):
Annual Production Capacity by Region -South Korea, India,
Thailand, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, China and Singapore
(in ‘000 metric tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 61: Xylene Market in Asia-Pacific (2003): Annual
Production Capacity of End-use Segments in Southeast and
Northeast Asia (in ‘000 Tons) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 62: Asia-Pacific Market for Mixed Xylene (2002-2005
): Annual Demand in Southeast and Northeast Asia (in ‘000
tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 63: Para-Xylene Market in South Korea (2003): Annual
Production Capacity by Leading Producers
LG Caltex Oil,
SK Corp, Kohap Petrochemicals, Sangyong Oil, Samsung
General Chemical and Hyundai Oil (in ‘000 metric tons)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35
China III-36
China Emerges as a Major Market for Xylene III-36
Table 64: Xylene Market in China (2001-2003): Annual
Production by End-Use Segments
Para- Xylene, and Ortho-
Xylene (in kilo tones) (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) III-36

Table 65: Xylene Market in China (2001-2003): Annual
Consumption by End-Use Segments
Para-Xylene, and Ortho
  • Xylene (in kilo tones) (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) III-37
Para-xylene Demand Soaring in China III-37
Table 66: Para-Xylene Market in China for the Years 2004
through 2006 in Terms of Capacity, Production,
Consumption and Net Import III-38
South Korea III-38
Taiwan III-38
Thailand III-38
Table 67: Para-Xylene Market in Thailand: Annual Demand
2001-2005 (in ‘000 metric tons) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-39
Select Players III-39
Recent Industry Activity III-41
Product Innovations/Introductions III-48
B. Market Analytics III-49
Table 68: Xylene Market in Asia-Pacific
A Current &
Future Analysis. Annual Consumption for the Years 2000
through 2010 in thousand metric tons. End-Use Segments
Independently Analyzed- Para-Xylene, Ortho-Xylene, Meta-
Xylene/Solvents and Gasoline (includes corresponding Graph
/Chart) III-49

Table 69: Xylene Market in Asia-Pacific
A 11-Year
Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past,
present and future perspective by staging consumption
estimates for years 2000, 2004 and 2010. A graphical
depiction of growth/decline trends for end-use segments -
Para-Xylene, Ortho-Xylene, Meta- Xylene/Solvents and
Gasoline (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

6. Latin America III-50
A. Market Analysis III-50
Production Scenario III-50
Table 70: Mixed-Xylene Market in Latin America (2003):
Annual Production Capacity by Region -Brazil, Mexico,
Argentina and Venezuela (in ‘000 metric tons) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 71: Para-Xylene Market in Latin America (2003):
Annual Production Capacity by Major Regions
Brazil and
Argentina (in ‘000 metric tons) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 72: Ortho-Xylene Market in Latin America (2003):
Annual Production Capacity by Leading Producers Copene,
Petroquimica Uniao, Pequiven, Repsol YPF and Ecopetrol (in
‘000 Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 73: Ortho-Xylene Market in Latin America (2003):
Annual Production Capacity by Major Regions
Brazil,
Argentina and Venezuela (in ‘000 Metric Tons) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 74: Mixed Xylene Market in Brazil (2003): Annual
Production Capacity by Leading Producers (in ‘000 metric
tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52
Recent Industry Activity III-52
B. Market Analytics III-53
Table 75: Xylene Market in Latin America
A Current &
Future Analysis. Annual Consumption for the Years 2000
through 2010 in thousand metric tons. End-Use Segments
Independently Analyzed- Para-Xylene, Ortho-Xylene, Meta-
Xylene/Solvents and Gasoline (includes corresponding Graph
/Chart) III-53

Table 76: Xylene Market in Latin America
A 11-Year
Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present
and future perspective by staging consumption estimates for
years 2000, 2004 and 2010. A graphical depiction of growth
/decline trends for end-use segments
Para-Xylene, Ortho-
Xylene, Meta- Xylene/ Solvents and Gasoline (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

7. The Middle East III-55
A. Market Analysis III-55
Production Scenario III-55
Table 77: Ortho-Xylene Market in the Middle East (2003):
Annual Production Capacity by Major Regions Turkey, Saudi
Arabia, Israel and Iran (in ‘000 Metric Tons)(includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55
A Brief Overview of the Middle Eastern Petrochemical Industry III-55
Recent Industry Activity III-56
Key Players III-57
B. Market Analytics III-58
Table 78: Xylene Market in the Middle East
A Current &
Future Analysis. Annual Consumption for the Years 2000
through 2010 in thousand metric tons. End-Use Segments
Independently Analyzed- Para- Xylene, Ortho-Xylene, Meta-
Xylene/Solvents and Gasoline (includes corresponding Graph
/Chart) III-58

Table 79: Xylene Market in the Middle East
A 10-Year
Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present
and future perspective by staging consumption estimates for
years 2000, 2004 and 2010. A graphical depiction of growth/
decline trends for end-use segments Para-Xylene, Ortho-
Xylene, Meta-Xylene/ Solvents and Gasoline (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

IV. COMPETITION

1. Arkema Group (France) IV-1
Arkema, Inc. (USA) IV-20
2. Aromatics (Thailand) Public Co., Ltd. (Thailand) IV-23
Table 80: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (H1)
(In Bht billion) IV-24

Table 81: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2005-
2006 (H1) (In Bht billion) IV-24

Table 82: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In Bht
billion) IV-24
3. Ashland, Inc. (USA) IV-26
Table 83: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (H1)
(In US$ billion) IV-28

Table 84: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2005-
2006 (H1) (In US$ billion) IV-29

Table 85: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Business
Segment: 2005-2006 (H1) (In US$ billion) IV-29

Table 86: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
billion) IV-29

Table 87: Annual Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2004-2005
(In US$ billion) IV-29

Table 88: Annual Sales Analysis by Business Segment:
2004-2005 (In US$ billion) IV-29
4. Braskem SA Copene Petroquimica Do Nordeste SA (Brazil) IV-36
Table 89: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (H1)
(In R$ million) IV-37

Table 90: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In R$
million) IV-37

Table 91: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2004-2005 (In R$ million) IV-37
5. Compania Espanla De Petroeos SA (Spain) IV-41
6. Chinese Petroleum Corporation (China) IV-44
PetroChina Company Limited (China) IV-46
Table 92: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (H1)
(In RMB billion) IV-47

Table 93: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In RMB
billion) IV-47

Table 94: Annual Sales Analysis by Business Segment:
2004-2005 (In RMB billion) IV-48

Table 95: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2004-2005 (In RMB billion) IV-48
Daqing Petrochemical Company (China) IV-50
Jilin Chemical Industrial Company Limited (China) IV-51
7. CITGO Petroleum Corporation (USA) IV-52
8. Conoco Phillips Petroleum, Inc. (USA) IV-56
Table 96: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (H1)
(In US$ million) IV-56

Table 97: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2005-
2006 (H1) (In US$ million) IV-57

Table 98: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Business
Segment: 2005-2006 (H1) (In US$ million) IV-57

Table 99: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
million) IV-57

Table 100: Annual Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2004-2005
(In US$ million) IV-57

Table 101: Annual Sales Analysis by Business Segment:
2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-58

Table 102: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-58
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC (USA) IV-62
Table 103: First Quarter Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (In
US$ million) IV-63

Table 104: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
million) IV-63

Table 105: Annual Sales Analysis by Business Segment:
2004-2005 (In US$ million) Phillips Petroleum, Inc.
(USA)) IV-63
Chevron Phillips Chemical Puerto Rico Core, Inc. (USA) IV-64
9. Cosmo Oil Company Ltd. (Japan) IV-65
Table 106: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In ¥
million) IV-65
10. Dahua Group Ltd. (China) IV-67
11. Daikin Industries Ltd. (Japan) IV-68
12. DC Chemical Co., Ltd. (South Korea) IV-74
13. Deza A.S. (Czech Republic) IV-80
14. Esfahan Petrochemical Company (Iran) IV-81
15. ExxonMobil Corporation (USA) IV-82
Table 107: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2005
  • 2006 (H1) (In US$ million) IV-83
Table 108: Annual Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2004-2005
(In US$ million) IV-84

Table 109: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005
(In US$ million) IV-84

Table 110: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-84
ExxonMobil Chemical Company (USA) IV-91
Exxon Mobil Chemical Europe, Inc. (Luxembourg) IV-96
Exxonmobil Chemical Holland (The Netherlands) IV-96
16. Formosa Plastics Corporation (USA) IV-97
Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corporation (Taiwan) IV-98
17. Gadiv Petrochemical Industries Ltd. (Israel) IV-100
18. GS Caltex Corporation (Korea) IV-101
19. Helm AG (Germany) IV-106
20. Honam Petrochemical Corporation (South Korea) IV-109
21. Huntsman Performance Products (USA) IV-111
22. HHyundai Oilbank Company (Korea) IV-113
23. IBN Rushd (Saudi Arabia) IV-115
24. Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. (Japan) IV-116
25. Imperial Oil Ltd. (Canada) IV-119
Table 111: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (H1)
(In Can$ million) IV-122

Table 112: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In Can$
million) IV-122
26. Indian Oil Corporation Limited (India) IV-127
Table 113: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
million) IV-129
Bongaigaon Refinery and Petrochemical Ltd. (India) IV-133
27. Innovene LLC (USA) IV-134
28. Japan Energy Corporation (Japan) IV-136
29. Jinzhou Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (China) IV-136
30. Koch Industries, Inc. (USA) IV-137
Flint Hills Resources LP (USA) IV-143
31. Kohap Corporation (South Korea) IV-145
32. LG Chemical Ltd. (Korea) IV-146
Table 114: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In WON
billion) IV-149

Table 115: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005
(In WON billion) IV-149

Table 116: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2004-2005 (In WON billion) IV-149
Hyundai Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (Korea) IV-152
LG Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (South Korea) IV-155
33. Lonza Group Ltd. (Switzerland) IV-156
Table 117: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In CHF
million) IV-158

Table 118: Annual Sales Analysis by Business Division:
2004-2005 (In CHF million) IV-158

Table 119: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2004-2005 (In CHF million) IV-158
34. Lyondell Chemical Company (USA) IV-166
Table 120: First Quarter Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (In
US$ million) IV-168
35. Lyondell-Citgo Refinery LP (USA) IV-173
36. Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals (MRPL) (India) IV-173
37. Marathon Petroleum Company LLC (USA) IV-174
38. Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Japan) IV-182
Table 121: First Quarter Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (In
¥ million) IV-184

Table 122: First Quarter Sales Analysis by Segment:
2005-2006 (In ¥ million) IV-185

Table 123: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In ¥
million) IV-185

Table 124: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005
(In ¥ million) IV-185

Table 125: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2004-2005 (In ¥ million) IV-185
39. Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. (Japan) IV-191
Table 126: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2006 (In ¥
billion) IV-195
40. Nanjing Chemical Industry Park (China) IV-200
41. National Petrochemical Co. (Iran) IV-202
42. Nippon Oil Corporation (Japan) IV-204
Nippon Petrochemicals Co., Ltd. (Japan) IV-209
Table 127: Annual Sales Analysis: 2003-2005 (In ¥
billion) IV-210
43. Nippon Steel Chemical Co., Ltd. (Japan) IV-211
44. Nitrokemia (Hungary) IV-212
45. Oita Para-Xylene (Japan) IV-212
46. Panjin Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (China) IV-213
47. PCK Raffinerie GmbH (Germany) IV-213
48. Petro-Canada (Canada) IV-214
Table 128: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In Can$
million) IV-215

Table 129: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2004-2005 (In Can$ million) IV-216
49. Petrochemical Corporation (Singapore) IV-222
50. Petrochina Liaoyang Petrochemical (China) IV-222
51. Petrochemical Industries Company (Kuwait) IV-222
52. Petróleo Brasileiro SA
Petrobras (Brazil) IV-223
Table 130: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (H1)
(In US$ million) IV-223

Table 131: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Segment: 2005
  • 2006 (H1) (In US$ million) IV-224
Table 132: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
million) IV-224
53. Petroleos Mexicanos (Mexico) IV-229
Table 133: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In Mex$
million) IV-230
54. Petron Corporation (Philippines) IV-231
Table 134: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (H1)
(In P billion) IV-231

Table 135: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In P
billion) IV-232

Table 136: Annual Sales Analysis by Business Segment:
2004-2005 (In P billion) IV-232
55. Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) (Malaysia) IV-235
56. PKN Orlen (Poland) IV-245
57. Polimeri Europa SpA (Italy) IV-247
58. Qatar Petroleum (Qatar) IV-249
59. Reliance Industries Ltd. (India) IV-252
Table 137: First Quarter Sales Analysis: 2006-2007 (In
INR billion) IV-255

Table 138: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2006 (In INR
billion) IV-255

Table 139: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2005-2006
(In INR billion) IV-255

Table 140: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005
(In INR billion) IV-255
Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Limited (India) IV-258
Table 141: Annual Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (In INR
billion) IV-258
60. Sadaf (Saudi Arabia) IV-260
61. Saudi Yanbu Petrochemical Co. (Yanpet) (Saudi Arabia) IV-261
62. S.C. Chimopar SA (Romania) IV-262
63. Shaanxi Kangyuan Chemical Co., Ltd. (China) IV-264
64. Shell Chemicals (USA) IV-266
65. Shenzhen Yanshan Petrochemical Trade Co., Ltd. (China) IV-270
66. Shijiazhuang Refining & Chemical Co., Ltd. (SRCC) (China) IV-271
67. Sigma-Aldrich Fine Chemicals (USA) IV-272
Sigma Aldrich Quimica SA (Spain) IV-276
68. Sinochem Shanghai Corporation (China) IV-277
69. Sinopec-China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (China) IV-280
Table 142: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In RMB
million) IV-281

Table 143: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005
(In RMB million) IV-282
Sinopec -Luoyang Petrochemical Engineering Corporation
(China) IV-283
Sinopec
Jinling Petrochemical Corp., Ltd (China) IV-284
Sinopec
Qilu Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (China) IV-287
Sinopec
Tianjin Co., Ltd. (China) IV-288
Sinopec
Yangzi Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (China) IV-288
Sinopec
Yizheng Chemical Fiber Co., Ltd. (China) IV-289
Sinopec
Zhenhai Refining And Chemical Co, Ltd. (China) IV-291
Maoming Petrochemical Corporation (China) IV-292
70. SK Corporation (South Korea) IV-293
Table 144: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (H1)
(In W trillion) IV-295

Table 145: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In W
trillion) IV-295
71. Sohar Aromatics (Oman) IV-299
72. S-Oil Corporation (Korea) IV-300
73. Suncore Industries, Inc. (USA) IV-301
74. Sunoco, Inc. (USA) IV-302
Table 146: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (H1)
(In US$ million) IV-303

Table 147: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2005
  • 2006 (H1) (In US$ million) IV-304
Table 148: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Segment: 2005
  • 2006 (H1) (In US$ million) IV-304
Table 149: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
million) IV-304

Table 150: Annual Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2004-2005
(In US$ million) IV-304

Table 151: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005
(In US$ million) IV-304

Table 152: Annual Sales Analysis by Product: 2004-2005
(In US$ million) IV-305
75. Teijin Limited (Japan) IV-306
Table 153: First Quarter Sales Analysis: 2006-2007 (In
¥ billion) IV-308

Table 154: First Quarter Sales Analysis by Segment:
2006-2007 (In ¥ billion) IV-309
Table 155: First Quarter Sales Analysis by Geographic
Region: 2006-2007 (In ¥ billion) IV-309
Table 156: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2006 (In ¥
billion) IV-309

Table 157: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2005-2006
(In ¥ billion) IV-309

Table 158: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2005-2006 (In ¥ billion) IV-310

Table 159: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005
(In ¥ billion) IV-310
76. Thai Oil Company Ltd. (Thailand) IV-314
Table 160: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In Bht
million) IV-315

Table 161: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005
(In Bht million) IV-315
77. Thai Paraxylene Co. (Thailand) IV-316
78. Tonen Chemical Corporation (Japan) IV-317
79. Total SA (France) IV-318
Table 162: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In €
billion) IV-319
Total Petrochemicals (Belgium) IV-322
Samsung Total Petrochemicals Co., Ltd. (Korea) IV-323
Total Petrochemicals USA, Inc. (USA) IV-324
80. Ukishima Aromatic Chemicals Company Limited (Japan) IV-325
81. Yanbu National Petrochemicals Company (Saudi Arabia) IV-325
82. Yeochun NCC Co., Ltd. (Korea) IV-326
83. Zibo Kaitian Chemical Co., Ltd. (China) IV-326
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  • Total Petrochemicals (Belgium)
  • BP Petrochemicals (UK)
  • China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (China)
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation (USA)
  • Formosa Chemical & Fiber Corp (China)
  • Koch Industries, Inc. (US)
  • LG-Caltex Oil Corporation (South Korea)
  • Lonza (Switzerland)
  • Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co., Inc. (Japan)
  • Nippon Steel Chemical Co., Ltd (Japan)
  • Reliance Industries Limited (India)
  • Samsung General Chemicals (South Korea)
  • Shell Chemicals (USA)
  • SK Corp. (South Korea)
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